French 75b Cocktail

December 26, 2018

Author Notes: The original French 75 (invented circa WWI) had a ton of gin in it. It supposedly got its name because drinking one felt like getting shelling in the gut with a french 75MM field gun. The 75b has less gin, a little elderflower liqueur and of course, some cold-pressed blue goodness. The perfect blend of aromatic, effervescent, sweet and tart. This one feels more like catching 75 big fluffy snowflakes on your tongue...with a lot less effort. Words and recipe by Eric Bemis, aka The Pour Farmer ( Hill Blueberries

Serves: 1
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min


  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur
  • 2 ounces Bow Hill Organic Heirloom Blueberry Juice
  • 2 ounces prosecco
  • 1 lemon, for twist
In This Recipe


  1. Combine liquors and juice in cocktail shaker and stir for 20 seconds.
  2. Strain into champagne flute.
  3. Fill with Prosecco.
  4. Garnish with lemon twist.

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Reviews (3) Questions (0)

3 Reviews

Joy A. January 8, 2019
St Germaine, Prosecco and blueberry juice. An drink that gives you antioxidants so join me raising a glass or two of this amazing drink. Cheers!
Susan T. January 8, 2019
This is the best celebratory drink I've had in a long time! They are being served at my daughter's wedding.
Rachel January 7, 2019
I drink this (errrr) every night–it's that good.